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Auto-immune disease, Myastenia Gravis


Description:Individuals with group B and Rh- blood have an increased incidence of myasthenia gravis.The distribution of ABO blood groups and rhesus factor was studied in patients with myasthenia as compared with the control. There was a statistically significant association of the diseases with the rhesus-negative phenotype and that of generalized myasthenia concurrent with thymoma with the B blood group. (1)
References:1. Stringa SG, Bianchi C, Andrada JA, Comini E, Gaviglio AM, Casala A. Immunologic response to A and B erythrocytic antigen. Arch Dermatol 1976 Apr;112(4):489_92

2. Bon S, et al. Interactions between lectins and electric eel acetylcholinesterase. FEBS Lett. 1975 May 15;53(3):282-6.





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